Access to capital for mariculture businesses

mariculture buoys in a cove

Alaska Sea Grant is hosting a series of free webinars in collaboration with the Kodiak Archipelago Leadership Institute to share information about sources of capital for starting and expanding mariculture operations. Designed for mariculture farmers, nursery and hatchery operators, and processors, each webinar highlights a different business development program or resource, including grants and low-interest loans. Registration is required for attending each webinar, with recordings posted here when available.

Upcoming webinars

October 6, 2022 – Alaska Small Business Development Center

Representatives from the Alaska Small Business Development Center discuss resources available through their organization.

November 3, 2022 – Agriculture Revolving Loan Fund

Representatives from State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources will discuss the Agriculture Revolving Loan Fund.

December 15, 2022 – Farm Service Agency Loan Fund

Representatives from the USDA Farm Service Agency discuss the Farm Service Agency Loan Fund.

January 12, 2023  – NOAA federal funding opportunities 

Representatives from the NOAA Alaska Regional Office discuss federal funding opportunities available through NOAA.

February 2, 2023 – Mariculture Incentive Grant Program 

Representatives from the Alaska Mariculture Alliance discuss the Mariculture Incentive Grant Program.

Recordings of past webinars

September 8, 2022 – Mariculture Revolving Fund

Representatives from the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development discuss the Mariculture Revolving Loan Fund.

Mariculture Revolving Fund presentation slidesMariculture Revolving Fund webinar recordingMariculture Revolving Fund event page

Support

Melissa Good

Mariculture Specialist, Kodiak

(907) 486-1505

Contact Melissa

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Caleb Taylor

Seafood Workforce Development Coordinator, Kodiak

(907) 486-1517

Contact Caleb

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